A fun, safe, warm, inclusive preschool playgroup setting in Aberdeenshire
A Bit About Us
Welcome to Torphins Playgroup Preschool, where your children learn through play in a creative way. Torphins Playgroup Preschool provides a safe, unique early years learning environment in Aberdeenshire for children from the age of two until they attend primary school. We are a registered Scottish Charity, run by a committee of parent and community volunteers.
Come And Play
With a huge outdoor space, emphasis on child-led learning through play, and supporting the children to develop at their own pace, Torphins Playgroup Preschool is a very special place, providing a great first bridge between home life and school life.
A day at Playgroup is a happy day! Your children will have the run of the indoor and outdoor spaces, where they can explore, learn, and develop through play. With areas for role play, creative play, outdoor activities, free play, messy play - we have capacity for any kind of play your child can imagine.
Frequently Asked Questions
Prepare Your Children For The Next Steps In A Home-From-Home Environment.
Fun, warm, and inclusive, our staff team provides creative and engaging activities for the children to take part in, as well as every opportunity to find and follow their own interests and develop their sense of self. We accommodate difference, we work with families from across our local communities, and we respect the rights of every child.
Whether your child is taking their first steps into education, or preparing to start school or home schooling, Torphins Playgroup Preschool is an ideal setting and a genuine alternative to school nursery. We follow the Curriculum for Excellence, Pre-Birth to Three, and Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) to support children as they grow and develop in their learning.
There are so many ways to join in with Torphins Playgroup Preschool: Sessions run from 09.00 until 12.00 and from 12.00 until 15.00. Children can stay for one or both sessions.
Visit our fees and funding page for more information on the sessions, lunch arrangements, and the funding options available.
Whole day (6 hours): £30
Half day (3 hours): £15
Lunch (for children attending on non-funded places): £2.50 – hot lunch is provided through the Aberdeenshire Schools catering service.